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Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jan 11, 2017 4:37:26 PM

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, art classes

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 18, 2016 7:10:00 AM

Ariana at PCA&D's Halloween bash

Ariana Pluchinsky, a senior Illustration major from City High School in Pittsburgh, PA, is this week’s featured student ambassador.

Ari enjoys being a Student Ambassador because she gets to be the face of the college’s largest major. She likes to watch new students come to open houses and get really excited about their passion. “That’s the coolest part.”

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, open house

Posted by Nicole Duquette on Nov 12, 2016 3:27:00 PM


Olivia DiFilippo, a senior Fine Artmajor from Alexis I. duPont High School in Wilmington, DE, is our featured student ambassador. Olivia was attracted to PCA&D by the feeling of community at the school and the city of Lancaster, which surprised her with its "artsy feel."

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, Art Education, student life

Posted by Nicole Duquette on Nov 8, 2016 3:09:09 PM

One of the friendly faces greeting prospective art students at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design is Julya Nichols, a junior photography major from Octorara High School, Parkesburg, PA and  2016-17 PCA&D Student Ambassador.

If you are coming to a PCA&D Open House, such as the one on  Saturday, November 19, you'll see Julya as you tour around the College.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, student life

Posted by Eric Weeks on Oct 24, 2016 9:58:04 AM

Regularly, for the past five years,  students at Kyungil University (KIU) in Daegu, South Korea, and Pennsylvania College of Art & Design in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, are asked an open-ended question that students at both institutions will then answer through photographs.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 18, 2016 3:15:03 PM

The Graphic Design department at PCA&D went on the Society of Publications Designers’s annual Pub(lications) Crawl, their annual event in New York City that gives college students an opportunity to see the behind the scenes workings at major magazines and publications.

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Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 17, 2016 4:19:54 PM

 

On Friday, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design’s Fine Art faculty and students toured six Philadelphia Artist Cooperatives and Artist Run Spaces in order to offer insights to how today’s working artists cooperate to operate to build community and exhibit work. Friday’s field trip included visits to:

Vox Populi, where students talked to Executive Director Bree Pickering and to Julia Staples, Vox Populi member and also a faculty member in PCA&D’s Photography Deparment, about the current exhibit, The Mission, and the structure of Vox Populi.

At Vox Populi, left: viewing "That Which Cannot Not Be". left: Bree Pickering talks about the collective's structure.

 

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Topics: Art Student, Art Careers

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 10, 2016 11:50:31 AM

On October 5, PCA&D senior photography major, Jezabeth Gonzalez spoke to Franklin and Marshall College students on her use of her art to explore her Latinx identity.  Approximately 150 F&M students attended her presentation that was part of the college’s Day of Dialogue, an event that addresses issues of diversity and inclusion. Jezabeth spoke about how her art explores her changing Latina identity nine years after leaving her hometown in Puerto Rico to pursue her education in the United States and at PCA&D.

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Posted by Nicole Duquette on Sep 27, 2016 1:49:33 PM

Casey Capece, a junior Graphic Design major from Francis Scott Key High School in Union Bridge, MD, is our featured student ambassador of the week. Casey was attracted to PCA&D because of its affordable cost, the program and curriculum, and how close it is to her Maryland home.

She enjoys her role as a student ambassador, especially helping guide other possible students because the decision process can be hard and stressful.

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Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 26, 2016 10:47:36 AM

The PCA&D Atrium was packed for Thursday's Artist Lecture by Gerard Huerta, famed designer of letterforms. In addition to the majority of PCA&D students attending the lecture, more than 30 members of the community, ranging from representatives from local ad agencies to high school students, attended the lecture. Following his lecture, he visited with the students of the Graphic Design Department

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, visiting artist